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Since Airbus took over Bombardier's CSeries programme, the European aircraft manufacturer has made the A220 a change-maker in the medium-haul single-aisle segment. In Africa, the aircraft has made quite a splash since its first entry in 2018 with Air Tanzania. To date, nearly 20 aircraft are active on the continent. Other operators include Eg… read more
The Royal Tour, Tanzania’s official tourism campaign, was launched after a trip that President Samia Suluhu took to the US. A documentary by the same name was launched to publicise the country’s tourism and investment opportunities.
The tourism campaign idea was mooted by Tanzanians living in the US. They suggested it to reva… read more
Luxury travel brand Sanctuary Retreats has added two Namibia properties to its portfolio, its first in the country, bringing its collection of African lodges and camps to 14 locations.
The newcomers are the Okahirongo River Camp, which is located in the region of Marienfluss, and the Okahirongo Elephant Lodge, w… read more
Stiff competition saw the change in the market share structure last year as airlines competed to stay afloat amid the Covid-19 pandemic impacts.
The latest data from the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) shows that only Air Tanzania Company Ltd (ATCL) and Auric Air Services managed to increase their market shares during 2021.
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Freight and passenger operations across the critical Chambeshi bridge in eastern Zambia will resume on 22 July, the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) said on Wednesday. The bridge has been closed since it was damaged by floods in May 2021, forcing trains from Tanzania to terminate at Kasama, 630km for the Zambian terminus … read more
Zambia Ministry of Transport has appointed the new Board of Directors for the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) after the dissolution of the previous one in October 2021. The move follows the Cabinet sitting on 3rd May 2022 which approved the appointment of the new Members of the Board in accordance with Part IV Section 11… read more
The Managing Director of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), Eng. Bruno Ching’andu, has announced that the Chambeshi Rail Bridge, which suffered major damages from a goods train accident in May 2021, will be ready for use again by the end of July 2022.
TAZARA is planning to resume freight operations … read more
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and its knowledge partner ForwardKeys, forecast a major increase in global international flights bookings as international travel takes off.
The booking bounce back was revealed at WTTC’s prestigious 21st Global Summit, taking place this year in Manila, as the world continues to reopen f… read more
South African firm Razor, owned by M& C Saatchi Group leads with five trophies, including a Diamond Sabre Award for Superior Achievement in Reputation Management (Grand Prix) for its 'Reputation in the can' campaign for Tiger Brands Limited, and three certificates of excellence. The agency is also on the Platinum Sabre shortlist.
R… read more
POLICE in Unguja North Region have insisted that Zanzibar is safe for tourists and all other visitors.
The Police Force issued the statement yesterday in response to sexual assault allegations being made by a Nigerian woman, Zainab Oladehinde, who claimed to have been sexually assaulted in Warere Hotel in Nungwi, Zanzibar.
Reg… read more